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  1. UW women rally for 10th victory in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Trailing by 17 points in the second half, the University of Washington women came back to defeat UC Riverside 74-71 on Saturday night. Kelsey Plum drained the winning 3-pointer with 10 second remaining as the Huskies won for the 10th time in a row.


  2. UC Riverside defeats Houston Baptist 78-67Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    Taylor Johns posted his third double-double of the season, scoring 28 points and grabbing 17 rebounds to lead UC Riverside to a 78-67 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday. Johns hit 9 of 22 from the field overall.


  3. Boy Battling Cancer Gets Treated as UCLA's No. 1 Sports FanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    ... young life. Logan, who comes from Oak Park, California, was honored Dec. 10 at the UCLA Bruins' game against UC Riverside as the first "Kid Captain" selected by Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and the UCLA Men's Basketball team. The new program will ...


  4. Theater Shooting: Parents plead for shootera s lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    ... of the crime. Before enrolling at the University of Colorado in Denver, Holmes was a neuroscience student at UC Riverside, where he earned his bachelor's degree. "He is a human being gripped by a severe mental illness," the parents wrote in just ...


  5. Aztecs Have Some Glitter in 2015 Baseball ScheduleRead the original story

    Friday | Mountain West Connection

    ... so this will be a big challenge. The Lions should make it to the NCAA's this season. Thumbs up. 2/19 - 2/22 at UC Riverside The Highlanders had a sub-.500 year but the big news is the hiring of their new coach. Troy Percival is a name that should be ...


  6. The Harry Potter character author Laila Lalami wishes she could beRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Globe and Mail

    Born and raised in Morocco, and currently teaching Creative Writing at the University of California Riverside, Laila Lalami is the author of The Moor's Account , a work of historical fiction based on an early Spanish expedition to North America. It was a book I wanted to read, but it hadn't been written yet.


  7. Significant Jump in California DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Planetizen

    Mirroring a previously reported increase in gasoline consumption in California, the vehicle miles traveled increase over last year is the largest in a decade. The reasons are the same: cheaper gas and an improved economy with more people working.


  8. White House Ratings To Change the Conversation About Higher EducationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    UC Riverside Chancellor Kim Wilcox said he is glad to see the White House focus on metrics for higher education that will emphasize access and opportunity for all college-goers. The White House is expected to issue a long-awaited report about federal guidelines on how to measure excellence in higher education.


  9. RIVERSIDE: Interim city manager to be hiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Phil Pitchford said he would be the first African American to lead Riverside. He is also a 1974 graduate of UC Riverside and was inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in 1988 for his achievements as a basketball player. On Thursday, the ...


  10. Montclair State Professor's Research Concludes That Birds Lost...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PRWeb

    Robert Meredith, an assistant professor of biology and molecular biology at Montclair State University, is a lead author of "Evidence for Tooth Loss and the Acquisition of a Horny Beak in the Common Avian Ancestor," a report published in the December 12, 2014 issue of Science that concludes that the common ancestor of all living birds lost its teeth approximately 116 million years ago. Robert Meredith, an assistant professor of biology and molecular biology at Montclair State University has long wondered whether teeth were lost in the common ancestor of all living birds, or whether they were lost convergently in several independent bird lineages.


  11. Changing the Face of Medical Education in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TIME.com

    ... is too late to prevent life-changing disabilities and an early death. When people ask me why we started the UC Riverside School of Medicine last year the first new public medical school on the West Coast in more than four decades I talk about the ...


  12. Asterix DB - Big Data Management SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | I programmer

    AsterixDB Big Data Management System has been developed over the last four years by researchers at UC Irvine, UC Riverside, and UC San Diego. The project has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation , and is designed for ingesting, storing, managing, indexing, querying, and analyzing vast quantities of semi-structured information.


  13. Tooth loss in birds occurred about 116 million years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Science Daily

    A question that has intrigued biologists is: Were teeth lost in the common ancestor of all living birds or convergently in two or more independent lineages of birds? A research team used the degraded remnants of tooth genes in birds to determine that teeth were lost in the common ancestor of all living birds more than 100 million years ago. The absence of teeth or "edentulism" has evolved on multiple occasions within vertebrates including birds, turtles, and a few groups of mammals such as anteaters, baleen whales and pangolins.


  14. Comics plus engineering equals a national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | ECNmag

    ... may be the most significant award I will win in my career," said Mathaudhu, who is 39 and started working at UC Riverside this fall. He said the award is significant because it focuses on the importance of connecting science to the general public at ...


  15. Reza Aslan explains why conservatives think Obama is a MuslimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Raw Story

    Conservatives who claim that Barack Obama is really a Muslim don't actually think the president is a follower of Islam, according to religious scholar Reza Aslan. They are just using the label to "otherize" him.


  16. Palm Desert's Popular Art Film Series' Seventh Season Debuts January 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    The public is invited to discover inspiring and thought provoking cinema at the 2015 Palm Desert Public Art Documentary Film Series. The popular series' seventh season of free, art-themed documentaries begins on January 15 with a screening of Morris Louis: The Life and Art of One of America's Greatest 20th Century Abstract Artists .


  17. San Diego State OC Bob Toledo to retire after bowl gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | MSNBC

    At a press conference Tuesday, San Diego State offensive coordinator Bob Toledo announced that he will be retiring at season's end. Toledo's last game will be SDSU's San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl matchup with Navy Dec. 23. According to Toledo, he had essentially made the decision to retire prior to the start of the 2014 season, with Aztecs head coach Rocky Long saying that he was made aware of the coordinator's final decision midseason.


  18. Aztec Football Offensive Coordinator Retiring After Poinsettia BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Patch.com

    ... where his teams won 20 straight games at one point. He also had head coaching stints at Tulane, Pacific and UC Riverside. Have a news tip? email mirna.alfonso@patch.com . You can also post your own news, events and announcements on Patch by ...


  19. Recent storms a 'drop in the bucket' for droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Recent storm systems drenched California from north to south, but scientists say they're not enough to reverse the historic drought "It's a drop in the bucket so to speak, but it does help," said Cameron Burrows, a research ecologist with the University of California-Riverside in Palm Desert. Annual rainfall remains far below average and our state's mountain areas, from the Sierra to San Gorgonio thirst for more snow.


  20. Inland Colleges: Ucr holding toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... teams will play back-to-back on Saturday. The games also will serve as a toy drive for Spark of Love. UC Riverside is getting into the Christmas spirit on Saturday by hosting a Spark of Love toy drive during the men's and women's basketball ...